Posts by Steve Cohen

Hypnosis Reduces Anxiety in the Dentist’s Office 

Fear of dentists is a universal phenomenon. Some people can feel so anxious about dental surgery that they avoid going for regular check-ups. While pharmacological sedation offers a temporary respite, it does not help with the underlying phobia and anxiety. Hypnosis, on the other hand, is a powerful drug-free alternative that provides not only sedation…

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How to Set Great Goals and Move More

(Easy Steps to Motivate Yourself and Have Fun While Getting Things Done)   How many times have you made a promise to yourself that you’ll start exercising more? You might have even bought a gym membership. You started going. But after the initial spike in motivation, the visits became less and less regular. Does that…

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Move

Move: For most of us, when we were a child, it was a simple thing. You are designed to walk, run, jump, and move items. But as you got older, how often did you use your body less and less? How often do you sit, remaining in that same position, repeating it each day?  …

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Childhood Stress (for Parents)

Childhood Stress (for Parents) Sometimes I wish I was a kid again, don’t you? I would play all day long, have fun, not go to work, and not worry about paying bills. However, the world of children is not necessarily free of worry. When I am helping kids, I listen to their stories and observe…

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3 Simple Tricks for Eating Less Sugar

Did you know that sugar is highly addictive? Consider this:   White sugar’s chemical formula is C12H22O11. Pure cocaine’s chemical formula is C17H21NO4.   The resemblance is quite striking, isn’t it?   Scientists are still disputing the effect sugar has on our brain and body. Nonetheless, its addictive component has been recognized, helping us understand…

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How Can You Protect Yourself from Stress?

When you turn on the TV or check your newsfeed, chances are you’ll be hit with some sort of a negative story. Although statistically, violent crimes in American are falling, we’ve probably never felt so much tension and anxiety about our safety. According to the Pew Research Center, less than half of all violent crimes…

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Life is Not Always What It Seems

Sometimes life is not what it seems Sometimes our senses deceive us. What we think and perceive is gathered through our senses then sorted within our brain to create a useful interpretation of our world. But our senses are not perfect. Clarifying information is beneficial and allows us to determine what is the essential data…

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How does hypnosis work?

Girl standing in grassy field, in front of a sunset

We, as human beings, remember and learn specific behaviors in response to our life experiences. Every time a similar experience occurs, our physical and emotional responses connected to that memory are repeated. In many situations, the reactions are unhealthy. In some instances, the hypnosis practitioner can assist a person to remember an event that led…

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